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Bedard: Why did Jakobi Meyers go undrafted, and other burning questions we’re left with as Patriots conclude Gillette training camp

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FOXBOROUGH — The Patriots wrapped up the Gillette Stadium portion of their training camp on Tuesday with a light walkthrough. It was good to see new tight end Eric Saubert get into the mix with a few receptions right off the bat, but it was sad to see the Danny Etling Experiment end with his release.

There are still two competitive practices remaining in Nashville against the Titans on Wednesday and Thursday (we'll be there to bring you all the action), so our camp wrap and superlatives will wait for those.

But there are still some things that puzzled us during this training camp. From the usage of Mike Pennel and Maurice Harris, to the lack of one-on-one reps overall and for players like Dont'a Hightower, Jamie Collins and Chase Winovich, to the three days off after the Lions game, we have some questions and explore the possible answers and reasoning.

But first, we start with the unquestioned sensation of camp: undrafted receiver Jakobi Meyers.

How did Jakobi Meyers go undrafted?

His production in the first preseason game was evident, but it's always dangerous to read too much into production during the preseason. But the truth of the matter is Jakobi Meyers has almost been more impressive in practice, including this week.

There was one play in particular, between Meyers and Tom Brady, that stood out and indicated this rookie might just be very different.